Mobile coverage

Roshan Telecommunication Company claims to have the largest coverage with 6.4 million subscribers. Roshan covers all 34 provinces of Afghanistan. It provides 2G, 3G and 4G Internet services too. The Afghan Wireless Communication Company is the oldest telecommunication company in Afghanistan. It covers all 34 provinces and provides 3G internet for the country and 4G Internet services only in Kabul and nearby provinces. AWCC has more than 15 years of service in the country.

MTN is covering 27 provinces out of 34. It provides mobile services to 75 percent of the country. MTN claims to provide 2G 3G and 4G Internet services for almost 50 percent of the country’s residential areas. It is worth mentioning that 4G is only for Kabul.

Etisalat is a multinational company that covers 29 provinces, home to 18 million people. Etisalat is providing global roaming services and 3G Internet for all its subscribers.

Afghan Telecom covers 24 provinces through its landline and mobile services. It focuses more on urban areas. According to its website, the company intends to expand its coverage.

Salam is the youngest telecommunication company in Afghanistan with five years of experience. It covers urban and central areas of 21 provinces.